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Sovėksportfilʹm (Firm)

Works: 221 works in 416 publications in 7 languages and 5,879 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Silent films  War films  Biographical films  Film remakes  Romance films 
Roles: Producer, Publisher, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sovėksportfilʹm (Firm)
Battleship Potemkin : From the series "The year 1905" by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

30 editions published between 1925 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic reinactment of the mutiny on board the Russian battleship Potemkin in Odessa Harbour in 1905
Alexander Nevsky by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

10 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in Russian and English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1242, Prince Alexander Nevsky defeats the invading Teutonic Knights in a battle on the ice of Lake Peipus
Moscow does not believe in tears by Vladimir Menʹshov( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in Russian and English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about three young, working-class, country girls, who go to Moscow in 1958 to seek work, men, and success. The story then jumps forward twenty years to look at the results of their expedition
Die mörder sind unter uns = The murderers are among us by Wolfgang Staudte( Visual )

13 editions published between 1946 and 2006 in German and English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the aftermath of World War II, Susanne Wallner returns from a concentration camp to find that her Berlin apartment is occupied by Dr. Hans Mertens, a former officer in the German army who has been severely traumatized by the atrocities perpetrated by his superiors. The unlikely pair form a delicate friendship as they struggle to restore some normalcy to their hellishly bleak existence. By chance Mertens one day encounters Bruckner, his former Nazi commander, who has not only readjusted to civilian life but seems to have economically benefited from his wartime command
Solaris by Andreĭ Arsenʹevich Tarkovskiĭ( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in Russian and French and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the water planet Solaris human space explorers encounter a unique and radical intelligence. Contact between man and this entity stretches the limits of reason and insanity, knowledge and comprehension
Repentance by Tʿengiz Abulaże( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in Georgian and Russian and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the tragedy of the Stalinist regime in the Soviet Union as paralleled in a provincial Georgian town. Varlam Aravidze, the former mayor of the town, has died. At his funeral he is mourned ostentatiously by his son Avel, his grandson Tornike and all the townspeople. One woman, however, refuses to let the dictator rest in peace. Night after night, Ketevan Barateli exhumes the body and leaves it in the Aravidze family garden. Her parents were imprisoned and murdered by Varlam and she uses her trial to force the family and the townspeople to confront and acknowledge the horrors of his regime
Anton Chekhov's The seagull by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in Russian and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the languid melancholia of an isolated country estate in 19th century Russia
Oblomov by Nikita Mikhalkov( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in Russian and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedic drama about a landed gentry of nineteenth-century Russia whose indolence destroys his life
The Tsar's bride : an opera by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Russian and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tsar's Bride was composed by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov in 1899. It tells the story of a beautiful young girl who is chosen-quite against her will-by Tsar Ivan the Terrible to be his bride
Sibiriada : poėma by Andreĭ Mikhalkov-Konchalovskiĭ( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in Russian and English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic romantic drama about three generations of two feuding families, the rich Solomins and the poor Ustyuzhanins, of a rural Siberian village, from the time of the Russian Revolution to the present-day exploration of hidden resources of Siberian soil
The Lady with the dog( Visual )

4 editions published between 1959 and 1989 in Russian and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film adaptation of Chekov's story about a bored, middle-aged, married banker from Moscow who meets a young married woman while on vacation in Yalta at the beginning of the century. They drift into an affair that turns into true love, yet the conventions of society and the couple's need to feel respectable force them to return to their old lives
Legenda Suramis tsikheze = Legend of Suram fortress by Sergeĭ Paradzhanov( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in Georgian and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Legend of Suram fortress: The Georgians' repeated efforts at building a fortress against invaders fail until a fortune teller remembers an old prophecy that the son of her erstwhile lover must be bricked up alive in order for the fortress to stand. The young man sacrifices himself to save his country
Maĭi︠a︡ Pliset︠s︡kai︠a︡( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Russian and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, of the Bolshoi Ballet, is the subject of this documentary. Contains some rare films of her as a child, and highlights from Swan lake, Sleeping beauty, Spartacus, Romeo and Juliet, Dying swan, Raymonda, Stone flower, Don Quixote, and other ballets
Leti︠a︡t zhuravli = The cranes are flying by Mikhail Kalatozov( Visual )

7 editions published between 1957 and 1996 in Russian and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her lover goes to war, a girl refuses to believe later reports of his death, even though she has suffered much, including marriage to a bully, in the interim
Tini zabutykh predkiv by Sergeĭ Paradzhanov( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in Ukrainian and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 1900's in a small Carpathian village, this impressionistic film tells of the tragic love of Ivan and Marichka. After Marichka's accidental death, Ivan is persuaded to marry the sensual Palagna but remains haunted by memories of his first love. Palagna entreats the village sorcerer for aid in reclaiming Ivan from the past. The wizard's intervention, however, leads to the final downfall of the protagonist. Described as "one of the most unorthodox, colorful, formalistic, religious-superstitious and sensual erotic films," it reveals the influences of the experimental film movement, cinema-verité, the New Wave and Japanese cinema. (Does not circulate)
Fifty years of Soviet cinema 1917-1967 by British Film Institute( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bakenbardí = Sidewhiskers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in Russian and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pushkin Club is a group of reactionaries who affect 19th century dress and want to remove from Russia "the scum of Western influence." In this original, biting satire a warning about the rise of militarism and fascism in Russia is sounded
Lev Tolstoy( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in Russian and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film traces the turbulent life of one of the greatest writers of the 19th century, Leo Tolstoy. We follow his life from childhood through his stormy marriage and up to his death
Mastera russkogo baleta = Stars of Russian ballet( Visual )

3 editions published between 1953 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of three ballets, Swan Lake, The Fountains of Bakchisarai and The Flames of Paris, performed by the Kirov and Bolshoi Ballets
Osenniĭ marafon = Autumn marathon by Georgiĭ Nikolaevich Danelii︠a︡( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in Russian and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mild-mannered college professor finds his life made difficult by hounding students, a nagging wife, a demanding mistress, and a neighbor who insists the professor jog with him each morning at dawn
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Alternative Names

Sovėksportfilʹm, Vsesoi︠u︡znoe obʺedinenie

Sovexportfilm G.m.b.H.

Sovexportfilm GmbH

Soviet Union. Sovėksportfilʹm

Vsesoi︠u︡znoe obʺedinenie Sovėksportfilʹm

Vsesojuznoe Kinoob''edinene "Sovéksportfilm" (SSSR)

Всесоюзное Кинообъединение "Совэкспортфильм" (СССР)

Совэкспортфильм (Firm)

Tini zabutykh predkiv